Downsizing means to make something smaller. No matter if that ‘something’ is an old CD collection or the big pile of junk in your garage. But when you’re facing reducing everything you own so you can retire to a neat little cottage for a well-earned life of leisure, it’s another matter altogether. It’s your whole life! Downsizing: Here’s What You N...Read More
A common myth about living in a senior community is that everyone who lives there is retired. Not at all!
Retirement is a wonderful time in life. Now that your working days are gone, it’s time to slow down and enjoy yourself. But you have to afford these happy years, and studies show 9 out of 10 retirees have no financial plan.
As we age, there’s a stigma about whether we’re doing it all the right way. Successful aging is a concept that’s been around since the 1950s but only became popular in the 1990s with the book, Successful Aging.
In working years, we were making money and socking it away to grow, taking advice and preparing for our future. Now, without salaries, it can be easy to assume our money is a static entity, or we can handle it on our own since the inflow comes from conservative investments and retirement funds.
Baby Boomers are an ambitious bunch. We’ve changed retirement, making it a fulfilling, fun and exciting time, rather than our parents’ old, cranky seniorhood (okay, sometimes we’re cranky too). But some women don’t embrace this time in the same way as others, and it has a lot to do with money. We don’t like to talk about money. It’s uncomfortable, ...Read More
We’ve all thought about it at some point in our careers, the situation that many workers fear: a younger boss! Have you experienced it yet? Here’s a reality check from the world of work: guess what’s much more common after 50, older boss or younger boss?
When we think fidelity, we think extra-marital affair. Another woman, another man, enters the picture, and deception spoils the marriage. But there’s another form of infidelity, and it comes in the form of finances.
When we think of aging, we tend to think of our bodies falling apart. It’s not a positive notion, and while it’s true, we do need to do more physical maintenance than in any other time in our lives, there are some ways we actually improve as we get older. We should rejoice in our age! Here are scientific ways we tend to peak at from age 50 and olde...Read More